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94 Possible Causes for Barium Swallow Abnormal, Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    These tests can include: Barium Swallow Patients are asked to swallow a liquid that will be visible on an x-ray. A series of x-rays are then taken.[ctsurgery.weillcornell.org] The barium swallow showed a mildly dilated esophagus with tertiary contractions, delayed emptying of the esophagus, and a narrowed gastroesophageal junction ( Fig. 1 ).[jnmjournal.org] […] of barium with the patient in the recumbent position Antegrade and retrograde motion of barium in the esophagus secondary to uncoordinated, nonpropulsive, tertiary contractions[emedicine.com]

  • Nutcracker Esophagus

    On barium swallow there is abnormal peristalsis - corkscrew oesophagus - with uncoordinated contractions.[gpnotebook.co.uk] There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] Tertiary contractions with cork screw esophagus. Dysphagia. Dilated atonic lower 2/3 of the esophagus (smooth Reflux. muscles).[slideshare.net]

  • Presbyesophagus

    Hypertensive LES Barium swallow Videofluoroscopy Esophageal manometery • Normal. • Peristalsis: • Normal. • LES: • Resting pressure 45 mm Hg 9.[slideshare.net] I was diagnosed as having tertiary contractions of the esophagus and slight gastritis. I have substernal chest pain that doesn't go away after eating.[articles.chicagotribune.com] There is thus obstruction to the outflow of the esophagus which dilates. Early, there is disordered peristalsis with multiple tertiary contractions.[mycourses.med.harvard.edu]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Barium esophagograms or swallows are helpful for identifying structural abnormalities of the esophagus and esophageal hiatus, which include esophageal rings, strictures and[emedicine.com] These patients will also have no detectable abnormality on a barium swallow.[radiopaedia.org] Upper GI series (barium swallow) .[innerbody.com]

  • Chagas Disease

    For gastrointestinal disease, barium swallows and enemas are used to assess the extent of disease.[symptoma.com] Electrocardiogram is also indicated to assess for conduction abnormalities.[symptoma.com]

  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    On barium swallow there is abnormal peristalsis - corkscrew oesophagus - with uncoordinated contractions.[gpnotebook.co.uk] There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] Fluoroscopy only 60% of barium swallows will be abnormal nonperistaltic contractions, pushing contrast in two directions, can be seen (sometimes the only feature) 5 sacculations[radiopaedia.org]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Fluoroscopy only 60% of barium swallows will be abnormal nonperistaltic contractions, pushing contrast in two directions, can be seen (sometimes the only feature) 5 sacculations[radiopaedia.org] There are multiple tertiary contractions in the distal esophagus (black arrow) on this barium esophagram.[learningradiology.com] swallows will be abnormal The classical but uncommon finding is the corkscrew appearance, especially of the distal esophagus The lower esophageal sphincter, unlike in achalasia[learningradiology.com]

  • Esophageal Web

    swallow) - see separate Dysphagia article.[patient.info] Diagnosis Barium swallow Endoscopy (EGD) V.[fpnotebook.com] Barium-swallow esophagography also revealed a circumferential web at the cervical esophagus (fig. 3 a).[karger.com]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Barium-swallow esophagography also revealed a circumferential web at the cervical esophagus (fig. 3 a).[karger.com] Computed tomography revealed no abnormality around the esophagus, such as a tumor or swollen lymph nodes, which can cause luminal stenosis.[karger.com]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is the most common inherited neuromuscular disease in adults, with a global incidence of 1 in 8000 individuals. DM is an autosomal dominant, multisystemic disorder characterized primarily by myotonia and progressive muscle weakness. Genomic and complementary DNA probes that map to a 10-kilobase[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Barium Swallow Abnormal

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